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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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from February 23, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Aug15

Le Petit Zen Art

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Through drawings, paintings and other techniques, adults will create miniature works (4"x6") or less of Zen art. The instructing artist will demonstrate how to create…
Category: Art
Free!

Aug15

Shakespeare in the Park: Cymbeline

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Cross-dressing girls and cross-dressing boys, poisons and swordfights and dastardly villains all take the stage in this enchanting romp about the conquering power of love.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Aug16

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug16

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Taste a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks.
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug16

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours led by Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy docents.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Aug16

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Category: Education, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 17, 2015

Aug17

Sit Aerobics

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:15 p.m.3:15 p.m.
A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance, with minimal impact on joints. For adults and seniors. Recreation center membership is required. Visit the…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

Aug17

Outdoor Movie Night: Frozen

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Anna teams up with a mountaineer named Kristoff and his trusty reindeer Sven to break the Arendelle's icy spell.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Aug18

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug18

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Free classes for all ages and experience levels, provided by the CK Tai Chi Chuan Center.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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